1796 Room at Bedford Springs

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Steakhouse
Named for the year that Dr. John Anderson purchased the land upon which the resort now stands, 1796 Room has now been re-launched as a signature steak and chophouse, serving steaks, chops, fish and poultry of the highest quality.

1796 uses only the highest quality 21-day aged USDA prime beef. Our meats are prepared at 1700° on our infrared broiler ensuring juiciness, tenderness and flavor.

All entrées are served with our signature grilled artichoke, and “shared” side dishes are available à la carte along with a tasty dessert selection freshly prepared in-house by our pastry team.

Our world-class wine list is designed to match the quality of our food selection, and our professional staff is trained to recommend the perfect wine pairing with your meal.

Creating a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere of warm sophistication, the new 1796 Room is a dining experience not to be missed.
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j
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyable experience. Emily our server took such great care of us given my daughter's allergic sensitivities.

OT
Naples
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Girls weekend

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J
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We enjoyed our meals- there was nothing to complain about. However, there was also nothing so spectacular about it that warrants the cost. The wine prices were over the top as well. Also, I think the decor and overall ambience was lacking. The food was prepared well and the service was very good. Just not totally convinced it was worth it.

M
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very special time with family!

OT
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Yearly special vacation

h
Pittsburgh
8 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience2

We had a delicious meal for date night on Saturday night! We had fabulous service and great food. We would have preferred to dine earlier but waited too long to make a reservation and got the last one available for the evening at 9:15pm, luckily, thanks to the nice bartender who checked on our table availability, the restaurant was able to seat us about a half hour early which was fantastic! Even at this late time, the dining room was full and the noise level was loud. Definitely louder than we would have liked but overall we enjoyed the food and the excellent service we received while we were there!

JZ
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was tremendous. Our party ordered oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, crab cakes, and Octopus for appetizers. Everything was fantastic. The Octopus was the best we’ve ever had.

For entree’s we had Pork chops, filet, filet Oscar style, and Scallops with Lobster risotto. Everything was delicious.

The service was wonderful. Extremely friendly and attentive without being burdensome.

One of the best experiences we’ve ever had.

RG
Pittsburgh
8 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience5

I was disappointed because when I made the Open Table reservation, I specified the occasion was a birthday, but nothing was done to acknowledge it for my dinner guest.

The seared ahi tuna was grisly-- a disappointment because of the quality I have come to expect at this establishment and the price for such lack of quality.

OT
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lisa who took care of is made our experience very memorable.
Recommendations were spot on.
Steaks were done to our specs perfectly.
We'll definitely return.

OT
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for my birthday, the food was exceptional. I loved the lobster Mac.

MJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Little pricey...good food. Great service!
Staff works well together....lighting to bright for intimate dinner

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, service was excellent, all was excellent if you’re in the area it’s a fantastic dinner. Get what you pay for.

MR
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our sever was Michelle. She was very helpful and attentive. The food from appetizer of shrimp to my main entree of filet mignon was excellent. It is expensive but well worth it.

EM
Pittsburgh
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was wonderful but what made the experience exceptional was the outstanding service provided by Jacob. Other tables around us were stating the same. What a fine young man who makes you feel that your table is the only one he is attending to, all the while giving his other tables the same attentiveness. I can’t say enough about the ambience which made our 15 th wedding anniversary all the more special!!!!!!

KT
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food was mediocre - seemed overpriced for what it was. Caesar Salad was $10 but was no $10 salad - ridiculously small portion. Mine and my husband’s steaks were a bit over-cooked. Service seemed “off” - waiter was friendly but definitely not on top of things. Dinners were not brought out hot - seemed like might have been sitting a bit. Also - waiter brought out my glass of wine right away but never brought out my husbands cocktail till we were eating our salads (quite a bit of time after my wine). Would not go back.

M
Philadelphia
24 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were staying there for 3 days and wanted a nice dinner before leaving the next day. Everything about the dining room was lovely the server, Jacob, couldn't have been more attentive and courteous. Food was delicious and no rush to leave.....would go again!!!

A
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous anniversary dinner at the 1796 Room. We got the rack of lamb and the filet and both were cooked perfectly. Service was exceptional.

OT
Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We stared at the The Frontier restaurants with drinks and the charcuterie plate.

Delicious salads, steaks, sauces, sides, and dessert.
Service was outstanding (by Lisa). 1796 Room is one of our favorite restaurants in PA.

The Omni In Bedford Springs is first rate.

I Highly recommend this restaurant.

B
Pittsburgh
20 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal as always. Hidden gem in mid-state PA.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience4

my wife ordered lamb chops and all three times they came out raw and not cooked in the center. They took the lamb chops off the bill. They are supposed to be noted for steaks.

OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The restaurant is inside the hotel behind the bar and tavern restaurant. The noise level depends on the bar noise which can be loud, especially on a Saturday night when two weddings were at the hotel. The food options are typical to a steak house, your salad/soup, protein and sides are all ordered separately. The food was very good and the staff was very eager to please. We had a reservation and were sat on time, a hostess brought menus, bread and water and then we sat for 30 minutes without ever having a server. We finally got up to go get drinks at the bar and that’s when they realized nobody has ever waited on us. They were very apologetic and comped our drinks. Was a lively evening aside from that one misstep.

K
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

We have dined here many times over the years and were very disappointed this time. The risotto was very bland and the chunks of lobster were good but the flavor was not at all incorporated into the risotto. The scallops lacked seasoning and were a bit undercooked. My husband had the ahi and his risotto (crab) was similar to mine in its lack of flavor. His ahi was over cooked so we sent it back. The second serving was cooked correctly but lacked seasoning as well.

All in all, not what we had come to expect from the 1796 Room. Very disappointing.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience3

It depends. It's expensive and and the sides are a la carte... but also shareable. So depends on who is going and what they would like. My risotto was tasteless and our side of broccolini was ice cold. My shrimp.scampi was excellent. The bread was awesome. My husband's tuna was great too. The seating was very uncomfortable. For the price, it was a little too hit or miss for me.

OT
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We stay at the Omni Bedford Spribgs any chance we get. 1796 never disappoints. Good is fantastic and presentation is great. Can't wait to go back.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good

LL
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a mother daughters birthday weekend and dinner was at 1796. We had appetizers and prosecco and a couple of sides. It was perfect and the meal was some of the absolute best food!

r
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a very special venue and the food delicious!

k
Pittsburgh
13 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Well decorated for the intended look and feel of the restaurant and Bedford Springs. Filet was well seasoned as was the bone in chicken. Good place for a low key but special dinner.

CH
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was fantastic! Definitely will be visiting again.

AM
Pittsburgh
5 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, the service was wonderful, but the noise level was loud. I know it is not Omni's fault - they cannot control the etiquette people speaking or their children. We have eaten there a number of times and this one was disappointing.

A
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome. Excellent service and food

OT
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Over priced for what they offered. Better restaurants close by

M
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My wife and I purchased a one night golf package and decided to spend a quiet dinner at 1796. We weren't disappointed! Our server Michelle was charming and pleasantly answered any of our questions. I had the duck and my wife the shrimp scampi. All was perfectly cooked and presented. We shared a blueberry & oat tart for dessert. We're looking forward to our next visit (this was our second at OBSR)!

MK
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time at Bedford and our dinner was excellent at the 1796 Room !
The N.Y. strip steak is juicy and flavorful while the salmon was also very good.

B
Pittsburgh
4 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We were seated on a couch/love seat which we enjoyed. It was good that we were close to each other as we had to raise our voices to talk to one another since the noise level was very loud due to a full dining room and lots of people enjoying wine. When the A/C turned on, it was very chilly. Our take-home bag which was sitting on our table was actually moving in the cold breeze. That's how strong the air was blowing. I must remind myself to take a sweater with me when we dine there next. Our server, Ashley, is a super server! She was very attentive to make sure we didn't need anything else and that our food was to our liking. She's very professional, helpful, and knew the menu well. We were celebrating our anniversary so she included on our desserts a chocolate banner which read "Happy Anniversary" which was a very nice and thoughtful touch to add to our happy dining experience. We'll definitely return and request Ashley to be our server!

J
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had wonderful service because Jacob was our server. All of our meals were delicious... And the creme brulee at the end said happy birthday to my granddaughter who had turned 16.
We would certainly recommend and we'll be coming back soon

L
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Nice room, low noise level, food was well prepared.

LT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining experience was superb from start to finish. The food was delicious & artfully prepared. Our waitress lisa knew our name and was perfect throughout the meal, making recommendations, polite small talk, and being attentive. Who would think a gluten free chocolate cake& blueberry tart could be so delicious? We would highly recommend dining here.

FD
Pittsburgh
31 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Joined the wonderful Bedford Springs staff at 1796 Room for a business meeting and were fortunate to be seated in the smaller century-old kitchen area. Jacob provided an attentive service to us. Appetizer, main course, side to desserts were all incredible and enjoyed completely by the group.

JL
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Seated on time, friendly and knowledgeable waiter, good food, expensive, but waited a LONG time for our food.